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Limits Of Tesla’s Autopilot And Driver Error Cited In Fatal Model S Crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board ruled today that the “operational design” of Tesla’s Autopilot played a key role in a 2016 fatal crash that left the owner of a Model S dead. The vehicle’s semi-autonomous system permitted the driver, Joshua Brown to use Autopilot in ways “inconsistent” with warnings from…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Feds To Partially Blame Tesla’s Autopilot In Fatal Crash: Report

On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board is expected to find that Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system, known as Autopilot, should partially be blamed for a 2016 fatal crash involving a Model S that slammed into the side of the truck, according to Bloomberg. The report comes after the family of Joshua…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Tesla Temporarily Turns Off Automatic Emergency Braking For Newer Models 

Tesla kicked off a spirited debate with its decision to expand the battery range of Model S and X owners in Florida who were trying to escape Hurricane Irma’s wrath. It seems as more vehicles rely on over-the-air updates, more control is ceded to corporations over how we drive. Tesla gave us the latest example of […]

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Tesla Just Quietly Solved The Biggest Problem To Electric Car Adoption

Tesla just announced that it’s expanding its Supercharger network of fast-charging stations to dense urban areas, starting with Boston and Chicago. If you don’t understand how that seemingly minor announcement could be the harbinger of the real electric revolution, then you don’t know jack.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla’s Hurricane Irma Update Taps Into Our Deepest Fears Of 21st Century Driving

Earlier this week, Tesla remotely upgraded select Florida Tesla owners’ cars to expand their mileage capacity in an effort to ease and assist with Hurricane Irma evacuation efforts. The move was praiseworthy and appropriate, but at the root of the gesture lies a terrifying prospect of our automotive future.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Remotely Extended The Range Of Its Florida Owners’ Cars To Assist Hurricane Evacuation

With Hurricane Irma due to make landfall in Florida early Sunday morning, Tesla has unlocked its range-limited vehicles for Florida customers, extending the range of their vehicles to facilitate an easier evacuation from the storm.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Remotely Extended The Range Of Its Florida Owners’ Cars To Assist Hurricane Evacuation

With Hurricane Irma due to make landfall in Florida early Sunday morning, Tesla has unlocked its range-limited vehicles for Florida customers, extending the range of their vehicles to facilitate an easier evacuation from the storm.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Government Labor Agency Files Complaint Against Tesla For Worker Rights Violations

The National Labor Relations Board, an independent government agency that seeks to enforce U.S. labor laws, has filed a complaint against Tesla in support of claims of intimidation and harassment of workers by Tesla staff and forcing employees to sign an “overly-broad” confidentiality agreement.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Government Labor Agency Files Complaint Against Tesla For Worker Rights Violations

The National Labor Relations Board, an independent government agency that seeks to enforce U.S. labor laws, has filed a complaint against Tesla in support of claims of intimidation and harassment of workers by Tesla staff and forcing employees to sign an “overly-broad” confidentiality agreement.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Is What Happens When You Put 300,000 Miles On A Tesla Model S

If you live on the West Coast, the company Tesloop can give you a ride if you’re traveling between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. As you can expect, the company’s cars accrue serious mileage in a short timespan—and indeed, Tesloop says its first car, a Model S, just rolled over 300,000 miles on the odometer. […]

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German Environmental Minister Returned Tesla Model S Over Charging Range Anxiety

The former environmental minister for Germany’s most populous state wanted an electric car while in office, because, well, EVs are “green” and good for our planet while it still exists. But Germany’s truest green boy couldn’t handle an EV as a daily driver, and returned his Tesla Model S over lack of range.Read more… Continue […]

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Help Elon Musk Sell Teslas And He’ll Reward You By Letting You Dig a Tunnel for Him

Tesla’s referral program has proven to be one of the company’s most effective tools for selling cars. By rewarding referrals with event invites, private tours, and car upgrades, the company has fueled the cult of Tesla and turned Tesla drivers into an army of brand ambassadors.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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